Sexuality and authority in the Catholic Church by Monica Migliorino Miller

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Published by University of Scranton Press in Scranton .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Catholic Church -- Doctrines,
  • Women in the Catholic Church,
  • Church -- Authority,
  • Feminist theology,
  • Patriarchy -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 275-282) and index

Book details

StatementMonica Migliorino Miller
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBX2347.8.W6 M555 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 286 p. ;
Number of Pages286
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17214854M
ISBN 101589661281
ISBN 109781589661288

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